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  1. South Africa - Agriculture workers - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Basic Conditions of Employment Act: Sectoral Determination 12: Forestry worker sector: Amendment (No. 138). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-02-03 | ZAF-2016-M-104338

  2. South Africa - Agriculture workers - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Basic Conditions of Employment Act: Sectoral Determination 13: Farm worker sector: Amendment (No. 137). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-02-03 | ZAF-2016-M-104339

  3. South Africa - Agriculture workers - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Basic Conditions of Employment Act: Amendment of Sectoral Determination 12, Forestry Worker Sector (No. 228). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2015-03-13 | ZAF-2015-M-104342

  4. South Africa - Agriculture workers - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Basic Conditions of Employment Act: Amendment of Sectoral Determination 12, Forestry Worker Sector (G.N. No. 38562, No. 208). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2015-03-13 | ZAF-2015-M-104354

  5. South Africa - Agriculture workers - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Basic Conditions of Employment Act: Sectoral determination 13: Farm worker Sector: Minimum wages: Amendment (G.N. No. 36115, No. 65). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2013-02-05 | Date of entry into force: 2013-03-01 | ZAF-2013-M-104355

  6. South Africa - Agriculture workers - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Basic Conditions of Employment Act: Sectoral determination 13: Farm workers: Minimum wages: Amendment: Correction (G.N. No. 35067, No. R. 141). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2012-01-24 | ZAF-2012-M-104357

  7. South Africa - Agriculture workers - Law, Act

    Basic Conditions of Employment Act: Sectoral determination 13: Farm workers: Minimum wages: Amendment (G.N. No. 34946, No. 29). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2012-01-18 | ZAF-2012-L-104356

  8. South Africa - Agriculture workers - Law, Act

    Rural Development and Land Reform General Amendment Act, 2011 [No. 4 of 2011]. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2011-05-12 | ZAF-2011-L-89622

    To amend various laws under the administration of the Minister of Rural Development and Land Reform, so as to substitute certain obsolete definitions to ensure legal certainty; to effect certain consequential amendments in this regard; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

  9. South Africa - Agriculture workers - Law, Act

    Basic Conditions of Employment Act: Sectoral Determination 13: Farm Worker Sector: Amendment (G.N. No. 31888, No. R. 141). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2009-02-13 | Date of entry into force: 2009-03-01 | ZAF-2009-L-104358

  10. South Africa - Agriculture workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Basic Conditions of Employment Act: Sectional Determination 12: Forestry Sector (No. R. 219). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2006-03-17 | ZAF-2006-R-74023

    Establishes conditions of employment and wages for employers and employees in the Forestry Sector.

  11. South Africa - Agriculture workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Basic Conditions of Employment Act: Sectional Determination 13: Farm Worker Sector (No. R. 1499). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2002-12-02 | ZAF-2002-R-64036

    Governs working conditions of employees in the farming sector. Divided into 7 parts. Part 1 regulates scope of application. Part 2 provides for minimum wages. Part 3 deals with particulars of employment; Part 4 with hours of work. Part 5 provides for leave. Part 6 deals with child labour and forced labour. No person shall employ in farming activities a child who is under 15 years of age; or who is under minimum school leaving age in terms of any law. Moreover, no person shall employ a child in employment which is inappropriate for a person of that age; or which places at risk a child's well-being, education, physical or mental health, or spiritual, moral or social development. Sets forth prohibition of forced labour. Part 7 regulates termination of employment.

  12. South Africa - Agriculture workers - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Environmental Implementation Plan (Notice 659 of 2002).

    Adoption: 2001-06 | ZAF-2001-M-62427

    Made under National Environmental Management Act, 1998, and promulgated by National Department of Agriculture (NDA). Mandate of NDA is to guide and support capacity building, sustainable ressource use, production, trade and research in agriculture in order to maximize contribution of agricultural sector to economic growth, equity and social development in sustainable manner. Chapter 1 of Plan deals mandate and functions, Chapter 2 with institutional arrangements, Chapter 3 with policies, plans and programmes, and Chapter 4 with recommendations.

  13. South Africa - Agriculture workers - Law, Act

    Land Affairs General Amendment Act, 2000 (No. 11 of 2000).

    Adoption: 2000-03-24 | Date of entry into force: 2000-01-01 | ZAF-2000-L-56825

    Amends inter alia the Land Reform (Labour Tenants) Act, 1996 so as to extend the date upon which the right contemplated in the proviso to section 16(1) lapses; to authorise the Land Claims Court to issue an order where in proceedings before it, it is averred that the person sought to be evicted is a labour tenant, but is subsequently not proved that such a person is a labour tenant; and to exempt awards of land certified by the Director-General from laws regulating the subdivision of land.

  14. South Africa - Agriculture workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Labour Tenancy Arbitration Rules (Government Notice No. 299).

    Adoption: 1997-02-21 | Date of entry into force: 1997-02-21 | ZAF-1997-R-46392

    Provides for procedures to be followed in arbitrations conducted in terms of the Land Reform (Labour Tenants) Act, 1996. Covers inter alia procedures relating to witnesses, awards, determinations, site inspections, and settlement.

  15. South Africa - Agriculture workers - Law, Act

    Marketing of Agricultural Products Act, 1996 (No. 47 of 1996).

    Adoption: 1996-09-27 | ZAF-1996-L-45364

    Authorises the establishment and enforcement of regulatory measures to intervene in the marketing of agricultural products, including the introduction of levies on agricultural products. Also establishes a National Agricultural Marketing Council.

  16. South Africa - Agriculture workers - Law, Act

    Land Reform (Labour Tenants) Act, 1996 (No. 3 of 1996).

    Adoption: 1996-03-12 | ZAF-1996-L-44392

    Chapter II provides persons who were labour tenants on 2 June 1995 the right to occupy land on which they worked. Such persons may only be evicted from such land through a court order. Chapter III provides tenant labourers the right to apply for land ownership in certain cases.

  17. South Africa - Agriculture workers - Law, Act

    Agricultural Labour Amendment Act, 1994 (No. 50 of 1994) (No. 2083 of 1994)

    Adoption: 1994-11-23 | ZAF-1994-L-40058

    Substitutes the provisions relating to the construction of certain provisions of the Labour Relations Act, 1956 and amends provisions amending certain provisions of the Basic Conditions of Employment Act, 1983.

  18. South Africa - Agriculture workers - Law, Act

    Agricultural Development Fund Act, 1993 (No. 175 of 1993)

    Adoption: 1993-12-08 | ZAF-1993-L-36274

    Establishes an Agricultural Development Fund. The Minister may appoint advisory committees to advise him on the utilization of the money of the fund and may, on the recommendation of the advisory committee, approve that the money of the fund be utilized for the undertaking or promotion of any development in the field of agriculture which is of material importance to any branch of agriculture; grants to persons engaged in the Republic or elsewhere, in the development of agriculture; the training or the fostering of the training of persons in any branch of agriculture, and the establishment and control of facilities for the collection and dissemination of information in connection with any matter relating to development of agriculture.

  19. South Africa - Agriculture workers - Law, Act

    Agricultural Labour Act, 1993 (No. 147 of 1993)

    Adoption: 1993-10-01 | ZAF-1993-L-35139

    Provides for the application of the Labour Relations Act, 1956, as amended, and the Basic Conditions of Employment Act, 1983 to the agricultural sector. Establishes an Agricultural Labour Court. Provides that whenever there is a dispute between an employer and an employee engaged in farming activities concerning an alleged unfair labour practice, any party to the dispute may refer the dispute to the agricultural labour court for determination.
    Chapter one of the Act was repealed by the Labour Relations Act, 1995 (No. 66 of 1995).

  20. South Africa - Agriculture workers - Law, Act

    Basic Conditions of Employment Amendment Act, 1992 (No. 104 of 1992)

    Adoption: 1992-06-18 | ZAF-1992-L-29968

    This Act amends the Basic Conditions of Employment Act, 1983 by amending and instituting basic conditions of employment for farmworkers, and by providing for related matters.

  21. South Africa - Agriculture workers - Law, Act

    Regulations under section 17 of the Statistics Act, 1976 (Act 66 of 1976): Statistics in connection with farmers and farming units 1988. Government Notice No. R.1901.

    Adoption: 1988-09-23 | ZAF-1988-L-7126

    Defines "farmers" and requires them to provide statistics.

  22. South Africa - Agriculture workers - Law, Act

    Regional Services Councils Amendment Act 1988. No. 49.

    Adoption: 1988-05-05 | ZAF-1988-L-6299

    Amends the Regional Services Councils Act 1985 to provide, inter alia, for the power to perform certain acts if a local authority refuses or fails to do so, and for the establishment of rural councils.

  23. South Africa - Agriculture workers - Law, Act

    Education Laws (Education and Training) Amendment Act 1988. No. 31.

    Adoption: 1988-04-08 | ZAF-1988-L-6534

    Introduces amendments to the Education and Training Act 1979, especially in its definitions, and prohibits certain practices with regard to the use of students as farm labour.

  24. South Africa - Agriculture workers - Law, Act

    Coloured Farmers Assistance Law 1973.

    Adoption: 1973-11-23 | ZAF-1973-L-15806

    Government Notice No. R. 2370: Law to provide for assistance to Coloured persons carrying on or undertaking to carry on farming operations, for the exercising of control in respect of assistance rendered and for incidental matters. No. 1.


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